1. the group that gathers together for a particular occasion

- a large turnout for the meeting

Definition categories: group, assemblage, gathering

2. a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park

Similar word(s): widening

Definition categories: man–made, part, portion

3. a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass

Similar word(s): sidetrack, siding

Definition categories: man–made, railroad, railway

4. what is produced in a given time period

Similar word(s): output, outturn

Definition categories: man–made, product, production

5. a set of clothing (with accessories)

Similar word(s): getup, outfit, rig

Definition categories: man–made, attire, dress, garb

6. attendance for a particular event or purpose (as to vote in an election)

- the turnout for the rally

Definition categories: act, attendance, attending

7. (ballet) the outward rotation of a dancer's leg from the hip

Definition categories: act, rotation

Sentences with turnout as a noun:

- This restaurant had a pretty good turnout for a Wednesday night.

- When towing a trailer, use the turnouts to let faster traffic pass.